Kelly Karbacz

Birth Name: Kelly Ann Karbacz

Place of Birth: Queens, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 19, 1978

Ethnicity: Rusyn/Ruthenian, possibly other

Kelly Karbacz is an American actress.

Kelly is the daughter of Carol (Kiss) and John Karbacz. She was raised in Manhattan. Kelly is married to Phillip James Griffith/Griffin.

Kelly’s paternal grandfather was Theodore/Teodor Karbacz (the son of Denys/Denes Karbacz/Karbacs and Justyna Kiendybatek/Kinderbolick/Hindybalyk/Rindybath). Theodore was born in Massachusetts.

Kelly’s great-grandparents Denys and Justyna were European immigrants. Denys has been listed as “Polish” and “Ruthenian” (here and here, respectively). Justyna has been listed as “Austrian” and “Ruthenian”, and was the daughter of Iwan Rindybath and Haska. They were likely ethnic Rusyns.

Kelly’s paternal grandmother was Mary A. Kosinchuk/Kosinchuck (the daughter of Alexander “Alex” Kosinchuck and Ana Eva Muzaka/Muzyka). Alexander and Eva were likely born in Poland.

Sources: Genealogy of Kelly Karbacz –

Marriage record of Kelly’s parents –

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